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- abbr. antiballistic missile
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- Anti-Ballistic Missile.
- Automated Bank Machine.
- Activity-based management.
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- n. a defensive missile designed to shoot down incoming intercontinental ballistic missiles
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What I want to do very quickly here, in less than 15 minutes, is just address what I would regard as the five principal misconceptions concerning this question of drawing a line in the treaty between permitted ABMs that are not banned, but restricted on the one hand, and theater missile defenses on the other that are outside the treaty -- what we call ABM-TMD demarcation.
What possible answer to building military space station – that would be able to contain ABM system being developed by the US now.
In America, and in Europe, too, ABM is rapidly establishing itself as the compromise of choice.
POSHnet is one of Canada's largest white label ABM and POS payments switches and processing centres, which provides service to more than 35,000 white label ABM and debit/credit and value-added payment terminals in merchant locations across Canada.
Paul Fussell one christened this sort of thing the "ABM" - Author's Big Mistake.
That afternoon members of a rival gang called "ABM" from the nearby Howard Houses were hanging out at a convenience store on the corner of Pitkin and Watkins Street.
Lots of people around the island are operating in what one academic termed ABM anyone but Ma mode.
QUESTION: President Putin just said that pulling out of the ABM was a mistake, once again reiterating that the treaty is a cornerstone of world security.
And hence we then signed a very important document called the ABM -- Anti-Ballistic Missile -- Treaty, signed in 1972.
The GAS gang was involved in an ongoing and violent rivalry with an opposing gang known as ABM, a tit-for-tat escalating in degrees of violence.